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Rio Olympics, Day 13

A historic day for Iranian women, a victory for Ukraine, and yet more glory for Usain Bolt as the Olympics enters its final stages on August 18.


An athlete from the Russian synchronised swimming team during the technical routine final.
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An athlete from the Russian synchronised swimming team during the technical routine final.

Yuriy Cheban of Ukraine roars in celebration after winning gold in the men's canoe 200-meter singles. 
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Yuriy Cheban of Ukraine roars in celebration after winning gold in the men's canoe 200-meter singles. 

A fisheye view of Ashton Eaton of the United States clearing the bar in the men's decathlon pole vault final. 
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A fisheye view of Ashton Eaton of the United States clearing the bar in the men's decathlon pole vault final. 

Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin of Iran celebrates after becoming the first Iranian woman to win a medal in an Olympic event. Alizadeh defeated Sweden’s Nikita Glasnovic​ to win bronze in the women's 57-kilogram taekwondo. 
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Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin of Iran celebrates after becoming the first Iranian woman to win a medal in an Olympic event. Alizadeh defeated Sweden’s Nikita Glasnovic​ to win bronze in the women's 57-kilogram taekwondo. 

Luis Vincent of France dives into the water at the start of the men's triathlon.
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Luis Vincent of France dives into the water at the start of the men's triathlon.

Adilbek Niyazymbetov of Kazakhstan prays on the ring before competing in the light heavyweight boxing final. He took home silver after being defeated by Cuban Julio Cesar La Cruz. 
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Adilbek Niyazymbetov of Kazakhstan prays on the ring before competing in the light heavyweight boxing final. He took home silver after being defeated by Cuban Julio Cesar La Cruz. 

Yekaterina Larionova of Kazakhstan celebrates moments after her victory against Elena Pirozkhova of the United States. 
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Yekaterina Larionova of Kazakhstan celebrates moments after her victory against Elena Pirozkhova of the United States. 

Yekaterina Larionova of Kazakhstan hoists her country's flag after winning bronze in the women's 63kg freestyle wrestling competition. 
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Yekaterina Larionova of Kazakhstan hoists her country's flag after winning bronze in the women's 63kg freestyle wrestling competition. 

Team Japan compete during the synchronised swimming technical routine final.
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Team Japan compete during the synchronised swimming technical routine final.

Maria Mamashuk of Belarus (right) goes head to head with Japan's Risako Kawai in the Women's Freestyle 63-kg wrestling event. The Belarusian took home silver after being beaten by Kawai. 
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Maria Mamashuk of Belarus (right) goes head to head with Japan's Risako Kawai in the Women's Freestyle 63-kg wrestling event. The Belarusian took home silver after being beaten by Kawai. 

Georgia's Benik Abrahamyan competes in the men's shot put qualifying round.
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Georgia's Benik Abrahamyan competes in the men's shot put qualifying round.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica kisses the track after winning the men's 200m final.
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica kisses the track after winning the men's 200m final.

An international lineup of sails at the start of the women's skiff sailing event. 
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An international lineup of sails at the start of the women's skiff sailing event. 

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